Thursday, 18 September 2008

Ac / Dc Releases

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (Australian Version)
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
High Voltage
Let There Be Rock (Australian Version)
Let There Be Rock
Highway To Hell
Back In Black
For Those About To Rock We Salute You
Flick Of The Switch
Fly On the Wall
Who Made Who
Blow Up Your Video
The Razor's Edge
Stiff Upper Lip
Black Ice
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Wednesday, 17 September 2008


July 6, 1946: AC/DC vocalist Bon Scott is born.

October 5, 1947: AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson is born.

January 6, 1953: Malcolm Young, rhythm guitarist for AC/DC, is born.

March 31, 1959: Angus Young, lead guitarist for AC/DC, is born.

December 31, 1973: Scottish-born brothers Angus and Malcolm Young perform their first show together at a Sydney, Australia, nightclub. They will select the name AC/DC for their band.

February 1975: AC/DC releases its first album, High Voltagec>, in its Australian homeland. The group’s second Aussie album, T.N.T., will be released before the year is out.

April 1976: AC/DC play their first live shows in England. The outing is dubbed the Lock Up Your Daughters Tour and includes an appearance at the Reading Rock festival.

October 1976: Having signed a worldwide contract with Atlantic Records, AC/DC’s first American album - High Voltage, a compendium of their first two Australian albums - is released.

November 1976: AC/DC’s third album, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, is released everywhere but the United States, where it will not see the light of day until 1981.

June 1977: AC/DC begins a marathon summer tour, opening for Discover more about Black Sabbath in Europe, as a new album, Let There Be Rock, is released. Cliff Williams replaces Mark Evans on bass.

May 1978: AC/DC’s unleashes its fifth album, Powerage, followed less than half a year later by the group’s first live album, If You Want Blood You’ve Got It.

June 10, 1978: “Rock ‘n’ Roll Damnation” becomes AC/DC’s first British hit single, reaching #24.

July 1979: AC/DC issues its breakthrough album, Highway to Hell, which becomes their first to sell over a million copies.

February 19, 1980: Bon Scott, original vocalist for AC/DC, dies in London of asphyxiation after an all-night drinking binge. He is replaced in April by Brian Johnson.

August 23, 1980: AC/DC’s Back in Black enters the Billboard chart for what will be a 131-week run. To date, the album has sold 19 million copies in the U.S.

September 6, 1980: AC/DC cracks the U.S. Top Forty with “You Shook Me All Night Long.”

August 1981: AC/DC headlines the Monsters of Rock Festival in Donnington, England.

November 1981: For Those About to Rock (We Salute You), featuring the anthemic title track, is released. It will be the first and only AC/DC album to top the U.S. chart - which it does for three weeks.

October 1984: AC/DC’s tenth anniversary is celebrated with the release of ’74 Jailbreak, a five-track mini-album that collects archival early songs unreleased in the U.S.

May 1986: AC/DC’s Who Made Who - a compendium of new and classic tracks, and the official soundtrack for the Stephen King film Maximum Overdrive - is released.

February 1988: Blow Up Your Video, which reunites AC/DC with producers Harry Vanda and George Young, is released. “Heatseeker” becomes a sizable British hit, reaching #12.

December 8, 1990: “Moneytalks,” AC/DC’s biggest American hit, enters the Top Forty, where it will peak at #23. It’s from the album The Razors Edge, released in September.

August 1995: AC/DC releases Ballbreaker, their first studio album in five years. It marks the return of drummer Phil Rudd, who’d last played with them on 1985’s Fly On the Wall.

November 1997: The box set Bonfire, by AC/DC, appears. Containing live and unreleased material, it pays tribute to AC/DC’s early years, when the late Bon Scott was their singer.

February 29, 2000: Stiff Upper Lip is released. The album, their first in five years, is among the strongest albums of their career.

December 2002: AC/DC signed a new deal with Sony Music, which commences with a comprehensive reissue series.

March 10, 2003: AC/DC is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the eighteenth annual induction dinner. Steven Tyler of Aerosmith is their presenter.

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

AC/DC Announces Black Ice World Tour

September 11, 2008, New York NY - AC/DC’s widely-anticipated Black Ice World Tour will open on October 28th at the Wachovia Arena in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The show begins with a series of US arena shows, to be followed by a round of stadium dates next summer.
Tickets for upcoming US dates will go on sale the weekend of September 20th at Ticketmaster, and the band’s website, Additional appearances throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia, will be announced shortly.
The worldwide tour - the band’s first since 2001 - promotes AC/DC’s latest studio album: Black Ice. Black Ice will be launched on October 20th and sold in the US exclusively at Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, and The album is at present available for pre-order at and
The album’s first single, "Rock ‘N’ Roll Train" was released to radio on August 28 and immediately went to #1 at Rock Radio. The video first appearance on September 19th on